Obituary photo of Marcos Lira, Dove-KS
In Loving Memory of

Marcos Lira

1954 - 2020
Obituary photo of Marcos Lira, Dove-KS
In Loving Memory of

Marcos Lira

1954 - 2020
Marcos Lira, 66, of Topeka, passed away Sunday, September 13, 2020.

He was born April 5, 1954, in Topeka, Kansas, the son of Pedro and Elvira (Cisneros) Lira. He attended college at Hutchinson Community College and the University of Kansas.

Marcos was employed by the Santa Fe Railroad for over a decade.

Marcos married Karla Sowder on October 10, 1992 in Emporia. Survivors include his wife Karla; daughter Danea Didig (David) of Denver, CO; granddaughter Dorothy Didig of Denver, CO; sisters Rita Ford (Rick) of Osage City, KS, Angie Swisher of Osage City, KS, and Consuelo Marshall of Ottawa, KS; and brother Pete Lira (Kris) of Arizona. He was preceded in death by his son Daniel Lira.

Marcos enjoyed all KU sports, watching TV and fishing.

Marcos was cremated. A private visitation will be held.

Memorial contributions may be made to Helping Hands Humane Society, 5720 SW 21st Street, Topeka, KS, 66604.

Dove Cremations and Funerals Southwest Chapel is assisting the family.

To leave a special message for Marcos's family, please click the Share Memories button above.
Marcos Lira, 66, of Topeka, passed away Sunday, September 13, 2020.

He was born April 5, 1954, in Topeka, Kansas, the son of Pedro and Elvira (Cisneros) Lira. He attended college at Hutchinson Community College and the University of Kansas.

Marcos was employed by the Santa Fe Railroad for over a decade.

Marcos married Karla Sowder on October 10, 1992 in Emporia. Survivors include his wife Karla; daughter Danea Didig (David) of Denver, CO; granddaughter Dorothy Didig of Denver, CO; sisters Rita Ford (Rick) of Osage City, KS, Angie Swisher of Osage City, KS, and Consuelo Marshall of Ottawa, KS; and brother Pete Lira (Kris) of Arizona. He was preceded in death by his son Daniel Lira.

Marcos enjoyed all KU sports, watching TV and fishing.

Marcos was cremated. A private visitation will be held.

Memorial contributions may be made to Helping Hands Humane Society, 5720 SW 21st Street, Topeka, KS, 66604.

Dove Cremations and Funerals Southwest Chapel is assisting the family.

To leave a special message for Marcos's family, please click the Share Memories button above.

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